ABOUT STOWE, VERMONT
Stowe Vermont is
one of America's first and finest winter resorts and America's most welcoming
Stowe's tradition of warm hospitality established over 60 years ago lives
on the faces of the people you meet on the town's streets, in cozy inns,
fun filled night spots and on the slopes.
Here you'll discover a winter resort that has managed to hold onto a treasured
way of life while still offering visitors skiing and recreation experiences
that rival the best.
Stowe in the winter
is a very special place. Folks who love an active winter in beautiful
surroundings discovered this area many years ago. The combination of a
great mountain, an authentic village atmosphere and friendly people has
kept them coming back ever since. Here you will meet skiers and snow boarders
from all over the world including England and Europe and South America
as well as our neighbors to the North.
The Octagon Web
Cafe perched near the top of Mount Mansfield offers computer terminals
and web connections that allow you to send a postcard and email to the
folks back home.
of 22' of Snow falls per year on Vermont's tallest peak."
Seemingly created for the enjoyment of enthusiasts, Mount Mansfield at
4,395', is Vermont's highest peak and boasts some of the finest ski terrain
east of the Rockies. That's why skiing pioneers chose Stowe as one of
the continent's first winter resorts and it is why Stowe has remained
a world-class winter destination. Stowe offers trails for every level
of skier or rider.
Base Elevation: 1,280 ft (390 m)
Summit Elevation: 4,395 ft (1,340 m)
Vertical Drop: 2,360 ft (719 m)
Skiable Area: 480 acres (194 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 260 in (660 cm)
Snowmaking: 73 %
Number of Lifts: 12
Uphill Lift Capacity: 12,326 per hour
Types of Lifts: 3 Surface Lifts
6 Double Chairs
1 Triple Chair
1 Hi Speed Quad
1 Gondola (8 people)
Number of Trails: 48
Longest Run: 19,700 ft (6,005 m)
Easiest: 16 %
More Difficult: 59 %
Most Difficult: 25 %
Stowe in the Summer and Fall too."
The other seasons of Stowe are as exciting as the winter. Visitors may
choose from a wealth of activities including golf on our championship
courses, mountain biking, hiking, in-line skating, alpine and gondola
rides. Enjoy events virtually every week such as the Vermont Mozart Festival,
the Classic Car Rally and summer stock theatre.